Part Two: Solutions to disarm spying in Ecuador: by Jacob Appelbaum

Picture of Jacob Appelbaum Translated from: http://www.telegrafo.com.ec/actualidad/item/soluciones-para-desarmar-al-espionaje-en-el-ecuador.html Jacob Appelbaum is co-author with Julian Assange, Andy Muller-Maguhn and Jeremie Zimmerman of a book about cryptography and the future of the internet: Cypherpunks, http://bit.ly/1bw9Sc6 freely available. The book is based on the following conversation (dubbed in Spanish), which was part of the RT program Assange: The World […]

Rafael Correa is not considering Snowden asylum: says Consul granting a temporary travel card was a mistake

In an effort to backpedal from what could have been disastrous for Ecuador and the Correa government, Ecuador’s president revealed July 1, 2013 that the whistleblower, Edward Snowden was granted a temporary travel card at 4am ‘without authorization or validity’. Correa said that Ecuador is not Considering Edward Snowden’s asylum request and never intended to […]

Is the CIA behind attacks on Ecuador’s press: Correa warns US Ambassador NAMM: "Don’t be a meddler”

This article was written with the help from the newspaper out of Ecuador, El Telegrafo: www.eltelegrafo.com..ec from May 5, 2013 On May 5th, 2013 the Head of State, Rafael Correa, criticized the foreign ambassador from the US who had joined a group of opposition journalists seeking to position the thesis in this tiny country of […]

To get the gold they will have to kill everyone of us! Ecuador gives gold and copper concession to China

As readers might know, President Rafael Correa of Ecuador was once the darling of the environmental movement around the world.   Correa adopted what was said to be a groundbreaking new constitution that recognized “the rights of nature” (http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120329/ecuador-indigenous-protest-chinese-mirador-copper-mine). The 2008 constitution even used the words “Pacha Mama” — the indigenous Quechua language’s term for the “Earth […]

Rafael Correa speaks on ‘Citizen Revolution’

By Federico Fuentes Green Left Weekly http://www.zcommunications.org/rafael-correa-speaks-on-citizens-revolution-by-federico-fuentes While European governments continue to impose policies aimed at making working people pay for a crisis they did not cause, the Ecuadorian government of Rafael Correa has taken a different course. “Those who are earning too much will be giving more to the poorest of this country,” a […]

Rafael Correa slam dunks presidentïal elections in Ecuador: "This victory is yours. It belongs to our families, to our wife, to our friends, our neighbors, the entire nation

Much to the despair of US imperialism, acccording to Associated Press, President Rafael Correa who has spent heavily on the poor, confidently celebrated his second re-election Sunday even before the first official results were announced (http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hgAZhnAGQkQMLxWzzVjkOJ6q0r5g?docId=9610a2d4ce3948eb925a796c7a179818). An exit poll, published just minutes ago gave Correa, who first took office in 2007, 61 percent against 20 percent for […]